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Episode 18-2 Your Favorite Games Live!

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This week we focus on the games you love, with all tracks chosen by our Patreon members! We include testimonials for each song, and a dramatic reading from the game’s original manual! Mostly! Huge thank you to: Stephen Miller, Ok Impala!, Wicked Sephiroth, Chris Murray, Autistic Gamer 89, Chris Steenerson, Cameron Werme, Stephen Miller, and That Nick Walker!

Track list:

  1. You’re Not Alone! – Final Fantasy IX – PlayStation – Nobuo Uematsu
  2. Searching for Friends – Final Fantasy VI – Super Nintendo – Nobuo Uematsu
  3. Battle Against a Mobile Opponent – Earthbound – Super Nintendo – Hirokazu Tanaka
  4. Ties That Bind – Fire Emblem Fates – Nintendo 3DS – Takeru Kanazaki, Hiroki Morishita
  5. The Amazon – Ducktales – NES – Hiroshige Tonomura
  6. Intro – The Secret of Monkey Island – Enhanced CD – Michael Z Land, Peter McConnel, Clint Bajakian
  7. Space Harrier II GET READY – djpretzel
  8. Nikki Learns a Song (Chrono Cross) – Ailsean
  9. Benevolent Spirit – Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team – Nintendo DS – Arata Iiyoshi
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Episode 17-9 Our Favorite RPGs

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Pernell loves RPG games and starts more than he could ever finish, and Rob likes them okay. And that’s okay! All this month we’re being a little selfish and only looking at our favorite games within specific genres. Pernell’s music gets heavy and stressful at times, while Rob’s music picks are jazzy and are designed to keep you cool under pressure. Enjoy the selections!

Track list

  1. Peaceful Rest Valley – Earthbound – SNES – Keichi Suzuki, Hirokazu Tanaka
  2. Dreamwatch of Time – Chrono Cross – PlayStation – Yasunori Mitsuda
  3. Countdown – Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 – Nintendo DS – Kenji Ito, Atlus Sound Team (Kenichi Tsuchiya, Atsushi Kitajoh, Ryota Kozuka, Toshiki Konishi)
  4. The Snow Queen – Persona 3 FES – PlayStation 2 – Shoji Meguro, Kenichi Tsuchiya
  5. Dynamite – Star Ocean 2: The Second Story – PlayStation – Motoi Sakuraba, Ken Nagai
  6. Kilika – Final Fantasy X-2 – PlayStation 2 – Noriko Matsueda, Takahito Eguchi, Kazuhiro Hara
  7. Johnny C Bad (Final Fantasy VI) – S.S.H
  8. Victory! Glory! Profit? (Skies of Arcadia, The Victory) – GlacialSpoon (Robert Kemp)
  9. Solomon Shrine – Ys 2 – Turbografx CD – Falcom Sound Team jdk (Yuzo Koshiro, Mieko Ishikawa, Hideya Nagata, Masaya Hashimoto)

 

Episode 16-7 MagicalTimeBean Magic Time

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A new guest appears and casts Haste, his VGM is super effective! This week we talk to Ian Stocker AKA MagicalTimeBean (Escape Goat, Soulcaster, Monster Tale) and chat about game music in the theme of magical time! Ian gets into his love trackers, and what he loves about sweet bass in game music. We also talk about adaptive/modular music, franchise games, and we come up with the Perfect Strangers RPG for your SNES! COUSIN LARRY WAKE UP!

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Ian Stocker, aka MagicalTimeBean, is a musician/sound designer/developer who was specialized in handheld consoles and is now a solo developer/composer. After completing his first solo project Soulcaster, he created the indie puzzler hits Escape Goat and Escape Goat 2! Check out his YouTube for new music, and his website for information on his games.

Track list:

  1. The Scratch Pit – Monster Tale – Nintendo DS – Ian Stocker
  2. Home Village Arni – Chrono Cross – PlayStation – Yasunori Mitsuda
  3. Mission Briefing – Time Trax – Sega Genesis – Tim Follin
  4. Project Barrow Pitch Video – Ian Stocker
  5. Mask of Corruption – TimeSpinner – Steam – Jeff Ball
  6. Resort – Super Time Force – Xbox 360, Steam – 6955 (Jason DeGroot)
  7. Gauntlet Tribute – Ian Stocker
  8. The Observer Theme of Time Mage (Cursed Lands, Final Fantasy V) – halc
  9. Chrono Trigger (Chrono Trigger: Music for Twenty-Five Games) – HyperDuck SoundWorks (Chris Geehan, Dan Byrne-McCullough, Kevin Carville)

 

Episode 10-1 World Maps 2 with Amanda Lepre

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This week we take a second look at music composed specifically for world maps in games. We are honored to have a musical guest joining us,  Amanda Lepre from the band Descendants of Erdrick! She brings her vast musical knowledge and love of fantasy RPG’s to the conversation. We discuss how important it is for world map music to create the mood, emotionally setting up the player for a new section of the game. We also share our gaming guilty pleasures, each of us judging Pernell. 🙂

Amanda Lepre is a guitarist and vocalist of Descendants of Erdrick. Descendants of Erdrick is progressive-metal band that creates beautiful and epic arrangements of classic RPG video game music.

Amanda Lepre also has a solo project of heavy, progressive, and electronic melodies. You can find her music over at www.amandalepre.com!

 

Track list:

  1. World of Ruin – Final Fantasy VI – SNES – Nobuo Uematsu
  2. The New Continent – Thousand Arms – Playstation –
  3. Field Map: Fall – Taikou Risshiden – Super Famicom – Michiru Oshima
  4. Dark World – Link to the Past – SNES – Koji Kondo
  5. Field To Tomorrow – Lunar 2 – Sega CD – Noriyuke Iwadare
  6. Map Screen – Body Count – Genesis – Steve Collett
  7. War of the Magitek – Descendants of Erdrick applebadge-sm
  8. Field Theme Revelations The Demon Slayer – Grospixels
  9. Dream of the Shore Near Another World – Gabe Rodriguez, Seda Baykara
  10. Map – Goof Troop – SNES – Yuki Satomura

Download episode 10-1 here!

Episode 4-9 Chill Music

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This week Rob and Pernell pick tracks that would be great for your yoga class, spa weekend, or after-work decompression. We’re looking at anything that’s relaxing, atmospheric, and ambient. Please listen responsibly.

  1. The Flutter – Megaman Legends 2 – Playstation – Makoto Tomozawa
  2. Sleeping Village – Dragon Quest 3 – Super Nintendo – Koichi Sugiyama
  3. Overworld – Lunar: the Silver Star – Sega CD – Noriyuki Iwadare, Hiroshi Fujioka, Isao Mizoguchi
  4. Round 2-2 Break Silence – Ristar – Genesis – Tomoko Sasaki
  5. Suburban Museum – Nights Into Dreams – Saturn – Naofumi Hataya, Tomoko Sasaki, Fumie Kumatani
  6. Another Winter – Seiken Densetsu 3 – Super Famicom – Hiroki Kikuta
  7. Calm Waters (Mario 64) – Myrtorp
  8. Morning Sunlight – Rob Nichols
  9. Dream of the Shore Bordering Another World – Chrono Cross – Playstation – Yasunori Mitsuda

Download episode 4-9 here!